An explosion blast rocked Akure, Ondo State in the early hours of on Saturday morning with at least 100 buildings, school and churches destroyed.
Many people were reportedly injured from the blast which happened less than a kilometers to the Akure Airport.
Many residents of Eleyowo community were affected by the blast, destroying a church and school in the area, according to reports.
People who lived in the church premises were also said to be injured by the blast and some rescued by the community people.
The boarding school facilities were said to be destroyed beyond repair with roofs of all the buildings blown off.
The explosion has cut off roads, preventing vehicle movement.
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Just In: Road cut into two, about 100 houses destroyed in Akure explosion . . At least 100 residential buildings, school, churches were destroyed by an explosion around midnight in Akure, Ondo State. . . The blast also completely cut off the ever busy Akure /Owo road, while many people were said to be injured. . . The incident which happened less than a kilometre to Akure Airport, affected many residents of Eleyowo community, destroying completely a church and a school in the area. . . Many people who lived within the church premises were said to be injured while some were rescued by the people of the community. . . The school with boarding facilities was destroyed beyond repair with roofs of all the buildings blown off. [Swipe]